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RATINGS: 719   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Our Sculpin IPA is a great example of what got us into brewing in the first place. After years of experimenting, we knew hopping an ale at five separate stages would produce something special. The result ended up being this gold-medal winning IPA, whose inspired use of hops creates hints of apricot, peach, mango and lemon flavors, but still packs a bit of a sting, just like a Sculpin fish.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (5879) - Reval, ESTONIA - NOV 8, 2015
Tap @William K Frederik. Clear amber color. Medium size, white head, stays. Peppery, nettles, jalapenos, sweet and malty aroma. Jalapenos, malty, sweet, green spring onions, bit milky, stems in taste. I can really feel the heat of peppers in aftertaste. First sip takes time to get used to it, but later I get used to it. Sets my body in fire. But bit messy. Next day in the toilet was interesting. Worth to try brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raoul_duke (240) - - NOV 8, 2015
Spicy nose with some lemon and lime. Looks like a higher abv ipa. A lot of carbonation with dark yellow and some red hints. Not much head. That is legitimately spicey. Really hot.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
flatearthman (21) - Woodbury, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Very slight citrus nose; Piney front pallet followed immediately by a back throat hotness from the peppers. The pepper taste lingers and my eyes sweat a bit. This is hotter than Flat Earth’s Hold Your Fire. There is no reason to make a beer this hot.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VonVegesack (9) - - NOV 4, 2015 does not count
Alldeles för mycket sting, chilin bränner på läpparna och får en att önska att man redan druckit klart ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yonny (63) - - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle pour at Upstairs. Pour was clear amber orange with a half inch of innocent looking white foam. Aroma was typical IPA citrus scent, mostly of grapefruit. Taste was citrus and pine. Then the peppers set in... Very hot! I like spices, but this was a bit too much. Peppers overwhelm the hops. Not likely to try again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7118) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2015
[Bottle (355ml)] Pours a clear deep orange with a large lasting frothy white head. Aroma smells like Sculpin at first and then, after a bit, there’s the habanero. The flavour though: Whoa! It is really spicy. Like REALLY spicy. Medium bodied. Super intense, it’s a good thing I like spicy stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hookahmaster (1) - - NOV 3, 2015 does not count
Nice citrus mouthfeel with a nice spicy finish. Very tempting with a fruity tang. Great with pizza or Indian food. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
charule (2108) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2015
On tap at The Aviary. Poured light haze dark orange with white head. Aroma wet hop some spicy pepper. Light carb med bod. Taste ultra hot green pepper skin. Overpowering

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (4229) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Tap @ The Ginger Man Nee York. Orange amber, not much head. Chilli hop aroma. Overpowering hot spicy sickly chilli flavour and aftertaste. Struggled to finish this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zizzybalubba (1768) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 30, 2015
12 oz. bottle from Total Wine, Virginia Beach, VA. Dark orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Tropical fruit and grapefruit rind aroma. Since there is no hint of heat in the aroma the first taste is a shock with spicy heat overwhelming the faint mango, tangerine, and grapefruit in the background. Heat lingers on the palate. If you enjoy spicy beers this is done very well but I am not a big fan of spicy foods in general so I am not likely to revisit this one.


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